Gluten and Dairy Free Mediterranean Macaroni Cheese

serves / makes 2
30 prep time
30 mins cooking time

Description

A little twist on the classic macaroni cheese, I took my gluten and dairy free macaroni cheese and added in some Italian herbs and sundried tomatoes. Not really a new recipe but I thought it was worth sharing with you guys.

Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 150g gluten free macaroni
  • 2 tablespoons dairy free spread
  • 2 tablespoons gluten free plain flour
  • 470ml dairy free milk
  • 4 tablespoons dairy free cheese
  • salt and pepper, for seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder, optional
  • 2 tablespoons sundried tomatoes, chopped into small pieces
  • 1 teaspoon mixed Italian herbs, e.g. basil, oregano etc

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 oC
  2. Place the pasta in a pan of salted boiling water and cook per the instructions on the packet
  3. Melt the butter in a medium sized saucepan over a medium heat
  4. Stir in the flour and onion powder until it forms a smooth paste
  5. Gradually pour in the milk and stir continually until the sauce comes to the boil
  6. Simmer until the sauce thickens, about 2 minutes
  7. Stir in 2/3 of the cheese, the herbs and the sundried tomatoes
  8. Season with salt and pepper
  9. Stir through the pasta
  10. Pour in a casserole dish and top with the remaining cheese
  11. Bake in the oven until golden and bubbling, about 10-15 minutes

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